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Dec 3, 2019 - 9:59:53 AM
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70701 posts since 5/9/2007

There are old sayings that I don't hear much of,these days.
"Catch a kink" is what used to be said for grabbing 40 winks somewhere other than the comfort of one's own bed.
Such as the front seat of the truck or out in the boat on a pile of rope.

Dec 3, 2019 - 10:22:35 AM
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3028 posts since 7/8/2010

Hi Steve. I interpret this saying to mean that as a rope or net passes through your hands, if you feel a knot or kink, grab it and stop the flow of it. Take a break. Undo it and then continue to work. Just my thoughts.

Dec 3, 2019 - 10:25:26 AM
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70701 posts since 5/9/2007

It has to do with getting a crick or kink in one's neck or back from sleeping on a less than comfortable surface.

Dec 3, 2019 - 10:45:04 AM

3028 posts since 7/8/2010

Now,that makes more sense.

Dec 3, 2019 - 6:24:55 PM

53255 posts since 12/14/2005


You're SURE that it had nothing to do with arresting a rock musician  on drug charges?


Dec 3, 2019 - 7:45:42 PM
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3063 posts since 1/31/2005

In the South, we always called it "catch a wink", as taking a "nap".

Dec 4, 2019 - 6:19:45 AM
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29765 posts since 3/5/2008

Slanglish at work... ;0)

Dec 4, 2019 - 9:29:10 AM
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I have slept in the sun on a boat on a rope pile! Forgot all about that.
A net pile on a floating dock is like a rocking cradle.
"I need a nap" explains it all around here.

Dec 4, 2019 - 1:36:09 PM

70701 posts since 5/9/2007

I like the little touch of Maine humor and truth in the term.

I grew up saying "Let's go get a mug-up" as opposed to "Let's go get a snack."

Local dialects are fun.

Edited by - steve davis on 12/04/2019 13:42:56

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